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Bernice E. Sanders, age 77, a 40-year resident of Mentor, passed away March 4, 2018.
Bernice was a Master teacher. She taught in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District for 36 years and loved every minute of it. Her religion was strong and she shared her faith with others.
She was the beloved wife of John L. Sanders; loving mother of Efrem E. Sanders (Renee) and Ursula V. Gore (George); devoted sister of Earnestine McCullum and Eloise Allen (Frank); and caring sister-in-law of Ernestine Eiland and Margie L. Booker (Dean). She also leaves a host of loving grandchildren, Efrem Jonathan Paul Sanders, Efrem Jeremy Michael Sanders, Ashleigh Pearl Sanders, and Bailey Genoa Gore; and one great-grandchild, Kayden David Bottiggi.
She was preceded in death by her father, Otis Eiland; mother, Genoa Eiland; and brother, Edward Eiland.
"We are celebrating Bernice's life and keeping her memory alive through her favorite passions…teaching young people and her religious faith."
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Willoughby Hills Friends Church, 2846 SOM Center Road, Willoughby Hills.
Family and friends will be received from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), Mentor, OH 44060. Entombment will be private.
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Published in The News-Herald on Mar. 8, 2018
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